Exactly five years ago today, we co-led the very first investment in Tumblr. The actual announcement of the round came several months later along with a product update blog post.
So much has changed since that time. For some context, when we backed the company, there was an…
9 days later i started my tumblr :)
first post 09/23/2007
i remember the cans under marcos monitor (back problems) in freds office when i was visiting with mareen in 2008. it was the day jacob bijani was visiting from san diego to introduce himself to david and marco.
and the red dices under the ceiling :)
Got you beat. :) My first Tumblr post: 9/20/2007
Five years next week - wow.
Jumping on this bandwagon with both feet and a wiggle…
I forget that I was here almost from the start…
Pffft. May 7, 2007, muthafuckas.
UPDATE: Looking at my archive for May 2007 it’s all there: retrofuture/Apple/cars/politics/Helvetica. A lot more tech stuff than I’d post nowadays.
March 5, 2007. I was all, “There’s this little micro-blogging site. It’s really authentic. You probably haven’t heard of it, but it’s going to be huge by May. I’ve got to get out of here. My ironic mustache is going out of style.”